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Parish Data and Statistics

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Approximately 5,000 acres.


Approximately 21,000. The published Electoral Roll for 1999/2000 shows 14,873 recorded electors (the remainder being school children and young persons under voting age). Updated figures – taking into account the increased population due to new housing developments – will be available here soon.

Parish rate

The Parish rate represents the proportional part of the Council Tax (collected by the District Council), which is paid to, and funds the Town Council’s responsibilities. This amounts to £138.55 for Band D, in the year 2018-2019.

Town Council precept

Based on the above Parish rate, this represents a total of £1,012,703 (requested of Wealden District Council/precept amount) for the year 2018-2019.

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